Asian PC market (excluding Japan) grew 13.1% in Q4 2004 resulting in annual growth of 15.
IBM Corp.'s Personal Systems Group on Monday re-branded its popular ThinkPad line of notebook computers.
IBM on Tuesday refreshed its ThinkPad portable and NetVista desktop computer lines with new models and accessories. The changes, while on the surface subtle, are part of a major strategy shift.
IDC published its data on the global PC market in 2005. PC shipments went up by 18.
According to IDC, global PC shipments grew 17.1% in Q3 2005.
Worldwide PC shipments jumped to 16.6% growth in Q2 2005, according to IDC.
Lenovo, a leading PC manufacturer and a top-five player in the server market, has recently returned its smartphone group to profitability. After visiting its China HQ, Charles McLellan reports on Lenovo's future.